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April 18, 2013

Electronics recycling event Saturday

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — The Haverhill High School lacrosse team will host an electronics recycling event on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at Haverhill High, 137 Monument St.

Recycling fees will be donated to the lacrosse team help pay for uniforms and equipment. Fees range from $1 for items such as surge protectors and computer keyboards; $2 for items such as toasters and toaster ovens; $5 for items such as typewriters, space heaters, printers, cell phones and humidifiers; $10 items such as for pool pump motors, copiers and television sets smaller than 19 inches; $15 for items such as air conditioners: $20 for treadmills: and $25 for computer monitors and television sets 19 inches and larger.

Register online for Dan Ford race

METHUEN — The Dan Ford Foundation will hold its 5th Annual 5 Mile Run and 5K fun walk/run April 20 at 11 a.m. at the Fireside Restaurant & Pub,171 Pelham St.

A story in yesterday’s newspaper had the wrong day for the race.

The 5 mile-run is USATF certified, with cash prizes. The first 500 runners will be given T-shirts. There will be a post-race celebration and awards ceremony. Registration can be made online at www.danfordroadrace.com or the day of the race from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Day’s Hotel & Conference Center, first floor in Rose Grand Ballroom, 159 Pelham St.

Scrapbooking class offered

The Council on Aging is offering a Scrapbooking class beginning April 30.

The class will held at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., and will be offered on the last Thursday of each month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Instructor Carol Read will provide punches, stamps and texture plates. Students should bring photos or copies of photos and other items of interest. Cost is $15 per class, including materials. More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan (ext. 11) or Rita LaBella (ext. 16) at 978-374-2390.

Dancers celebrate NECC dance history

Northern Essex Community College’s “Stillpoint Dance XL” will celebrate 40 years of dance at NECC at its spring dance performance on April 26 and April 27 at 8 p.m. in the Sport and Fitness Center of the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St.

The program will feature student and faculty choreographed pieces. The NECC Jazz Dance class will perform “The Heat of Balance,” a high-energy jazz piece featuring a fusion of Latin rhythms choreographed by Dance Coordinator Michelle Deane. “The Pure Among Us,” choreographed by NECC student Amanda Westcott of Derry, N.H., explores the relationship of women in oppressed cultures. This piece was submitted to the American College Dance Festival at UMass Amherst in March and was well received. Tickets, available at the door, are $7 for adults, $5 for students and senior citizens, and $3 for children under 12. For more information, contact Michelle Deane at mdeane@necc.mass.edu.

Free seminar on vein treatments

Sue Cullen Personal Training Studio will host a free educational and informational medical seminar focusing on spider vein treatments of the legs and face including sclerotherapy and veinwave on April 30 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

This program is free and will be presented by Dr. John Mallen, plastic and reconstructive surgeon, and Gina Gianetti, licensed aesthetician. Reservations are requested by calling 978-478-8241 or by email to Sue@suecullenptstudio.com. Refreshments will be offered.

Poetry night at public library

The public library will celebrate National Poetry Month with a night of reading, sharing, and discussion of all things poetry on April 30 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Those who attend will meet local poets and ask their advice about getting published. Participants can read from their work, listen to poems, socialize with other local poets and poetry lovers. For more information, visit online at www.haverhillpl.org or call 978-373-1586.

American Legion baseball tryouts

American Legion Post 4 will hold tryouts on May 4 at 2 p.m. at Trinity Stadium for the junior and senior American Legion baseball teams.

Anyone born after 1994 who lives or attends school in Haverhill is eligible to try out. The junior team is for those born after 1996, while the senior team is for anyone born after 1994. More information is available from Larry O’Brien at 978-373-6982 or Dan Francescone at 978-807-5068.

Talk on diabetic foot exams

The Importance of Comprehensive Diabetic Foot Exams, a medical Meet the Expert seminar with Podiatrist/Podiatric Surgeon David Greenblott, DPM, will be held on May 7 from 6 to 7 p.m. in Merrimack Valley Hospital’s first-floor auditorium, 140 Lincoln Ave.

Greenblott, from Merrimack Valley Foot Specialists in Haverhill, will talk about sural nerve conduction studies, vascular testing for peripheral artery disease, the role of a thorough gait exam and gait scan testing, and types of shoes for diabetic foot care. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required because seating is limited. The event provides one free contact hour for nursing. To register or for more information, call Jean at 978-420-1168 or email jean.macdougall-tattan@steward.org.